What can an attorney do for me once I’ve been arrested?

  • Your attorney can ensure that the police and prosecutor have gotten all of the procedures correct. Minor mistakes can get your case dismissed from court.
  • An attorney can ensure that your legal rights are protected. She may be able to negotiate a favorable plea depending on the circumstances. There are no guarantees, but without a lawyer there is no chance.
  • Asking for an attorney stops the police from questioning you